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Erie Shores HealthCare is a 58-bed acute care community hospital serving the southernmost part of Canada. Our 110,000 person catchment area includes the communities of Leamington, Kingsville, Essex, Amherstburg, Belle River, and Wheatley.

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Manager, Facilities and Support Services

Job Posting Number:



Environmental Services


Full Time

Bargaining Unit:

Non Union

Salary Scale:

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Posting Date:

2023-01-21 8:00

Closing Date:

2023-02-10 16:00

Reporting to the Director Facilities Services, the Manager Facilities and Support Services will:
  • Prioritize and ensure the effective use of resources under the Facilities Services portfolio including: Maintenance, Security, Biomedical Engineering, Nutrition Services and Facilities
  • Recruit, coach, mentor, evaluate, and manage the performance and development of staff
  • Provide direct supervision to all outside trades and contractors.
  • Assist in executing plans for both short and long-range replacement of equipment and infrastructure requirements for Capital and HIRF investments
  • Lead the Emergency Preparedness Committee, including maintaining procedures and policies, organizing and leading drills, and facilitating education sessions
  • Active participant in Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • Identify and manage risks and barriers inherent in the departments
  • Take responsibility for developing, communicating, and gaining commitment to organizational goals
The successful applicant will be required to work 37.5 hours per week; Monday-Friday.


  • Facilitates the development of department objectives, goals, policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the portfolio’s fiscal management, including leading operational financial, quality, and risk management planning of portfolio
  • Contribute to the department’s financial objectives by forecasting requirements: participating in the annual budget for areas of responsibility, monitoring expenditures: analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.
  • Ensure all projects are completed to plan and budget
  • Develop, implement, and maintain written maintenance policies and procedures
  • Develop, evaluate, and maintain computerized Preventative Maintenance Program
  • Manage and oversee the routine and preventative maintenance program
  • Ensure the performance, condition, and reliability of all plumbing, mechanical and electrical equipment to ensure efficient operation
  • Assure that outside services are properly supervised and completed in accordance with contracts or work orders
  • Ensure 24 hour coverage for the boiler plant, HVAC systems and facility mechanical equipment
  • Participate in vendor and consultant selection and manage the work of consultants as well as review contractor invoices
  • Schedule required major equipment purchases, remodeling, and special projects as assigned
  • Investigate and respond to all incidents and hazardous conditions promptly, complete and submit reports on time, and ensure corrective actions are taken as appropriate
  • Responsible for the effective selection, onboarding, ongoing training and performance management of staff
  • Participate in Joint Health and Safety Committee and ensure compliance with OHS legislation including department health and safety audit completion
  • Ensures employees participate in workplace Health and Safety training/education
  • Plan, coordinate and conduct all fire drills in all buildings in accordance with Fire Regulations per required timelines
  • Maintain security services to ensure building security
  • Support the Director of Facilities to execute strategic plans and ensures sustainability of the Hospital for the future
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Post-secondary degree in Engineering, Business, or other relevant field required
  • Minimum of 5 years demonstrated management/supervisory experience in unionized Plant Operations and Building Maintenance Environment required
  • Experience working with technical specifications, operations/maintenance manuals and procedures, design and shop drawings required
  • Project Management Certification preferred
  • Training and knowledge of applicable building codes and Standards which apply to healthcare facilities
  • Emergency and disaster planning certification considered an asset
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of all relevant legislation requirements related to building codes, IPAC and OHS
  • Effective conflict management/resolution skills
  • Proven ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize, and problem solve in a stressful fast-paced customer service-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to effectively coordinate projects and lead teams
  • Experience with effective team building and possess the ability to effectively coach and motivate staff effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a customer focused approach to service delivery and monitoring and documenting quality improvement and job performance
  • Proven process improvement, corrective action, and change management experience
  • Ability to write business letters, summaries, and reports using prescribed format and conform to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction and style
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Work, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Erie Shores HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations available on request in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under ESHC’s Accommodation Policy.


As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.
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